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50 States in 50 Weeks – By the Numbers: The Final Countdown

From Maine to Washington and Alaska to Hawaii, here’s the final numbers recap of 50 States in 50(ish) weeks: TIME: Total days on the road: 330 (a day over 47 weeks – which doesn’t count the four day break I took in Massachusetts at the beginning or the six days I took to see Alex for his birthday before heading to… Read more »

By the Numbers: Whoa-oh I’m Halfway There…

As of New Mexico, I’ve made it halfway through my trip and been to 1/2 of the United States! Huzzah! In honor of that accomplishment, here is a recap of the cumulative numbers and 25 highlights of the trip so far: Total miles: 15,921 Total money earned*: $369.53 *One day freelancing in NYC, one trip to the slots in Atlantic City,… Read more »

Mississippi: By the Numbers

Mississippi, state twenty, by the numbers: Total miles: 495 Total money earned: $0 Total money spent: $100.63     Gas: $39.35     Other transport: $0     Food: $38.28     Attractions: $15     Other: $8 Budgeted amount ($200/week or $28.57/day): $99.99 Total over budget: $0.64 Approximate amount of money saved from awesome other people paying for me: $0 North American Reciprocal Museum pass: $0 ($120 from $100) National… Read more »

Mississippi – Days 1-3.5: Adventures in Art and Culture

On my drive through northern Mississippi I saw a sign for the Ida B. Wells museum in Holly Springs. I hadn’t originally planned to stop there, but I was in no rush and Ida B. Wells is an important historical figure, so I figured, why not? When I’m going somewhere and just following road signs I frequently wonder if I’m still… Read more »